The **largest exponent** the variable has in a polynomial with one variable.

Example: 4x^{3} + 2x^{2} − 7 is **degree 3**

For more than one variable: add the variables' exponents for each term and find the highest such value.

**largest exponent** the variable has in a polynomial with one variable.

Example: 4x^{3} + 2x^{2} − 7 is **degree 3**

For more than one variable: add the variables' exponents for each term and find the highest such value.

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